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PENNACCHIOLI – Ida (nee Caravaggio)

May 11, 1929 – February 9, 2011

With sorrow we announce the passing of Ida Pennacchioli on Wednesday, February 9, 2011.

Ida was born in Fossacesia, Chieti, Italy on May 11, 1929. She married Eusebio on February 4, 1951 and immigrated to Calgary in 1954.

Ida will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She was a great cook, baker and gardener, who loved to host dinner parties. Most of all, she took great pride in her family, especially her two loving grandaughters.

Ida is survived by her husband of sixty years Eusebio; son Enzo (Laura); granddaughters, Adriana and Maxine; sister Iolanda; brother Guido; as well as other relatives in Toronto and Italy. She was predeceased by her daughter Antonietta in 2009.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 – 14th Avenue N.E.) on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.  Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Mausoleum.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.    If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Ida Pennacchioli, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Bill and Lorna Rennie :

    Our sincerest condolences to all of you. Your wife, mother and grandmother is finally at peace.
    Bill and Lorna

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  2. Joseph & Yola Iantria & Robert & Jessica Marcucci :

    Our thoughts are with you all at this time. Zia Ida was special to us and we will always remember her special smile. May your memories of her always be a reminder of how special she was. Thinking of you at this time,
    Your cousins from Toronto,
    Joseph & Yola Iantria and
    Robert & Jessica Marcucci.

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  3. Joseph & Yola Iantria & Robert & Jessica Marcucci :

    We are thinking of you all at this time.
    Zia Ida will always hold a very special place in our hearts. She will always be remembered for her special smile and her love for her family.

    Love your cousins from Toronto,
    Josepeh & Yola Iantria and
    Robert & Jessica Marcucci.

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  4. Louie & Maria Masocco :

    To Enzo and Laura and family.
    Our deepest condolences to you all. Our
    prayers are with you. Remember her with
    great affection and wonderful memories.

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  5. Carla Minardi-Campeau and James Campeau :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.

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  6. Sonia & Brad Meikle :

    To Enzo, Laura and family,
    Our hearts go out to you in this time of sorrow. We remember your mom’s warm smile and overwhelming love for her family. Hold tight to your memories for comfort and know that we love and care about you.
    Sonia & Brad

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  7. Nicollette Tremblay :

    Dear Enzo,
    I am very sorry to hear about your mother. She was always fun to be around and had such a great sense of humour. I will say a prayer tonight for Ida and I send you, Laura, Adriana, Maxine and your father Fabio a warm hug.

    My deepest sympathy

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  8. Renee Tremblay :

    My sincerest condolences to you all, Ida was a beautiful woman. I have and will always remember her vibrant and charismatic smile. As per my request at last Sunday mass, Ida has been mentioned at mass the following day (February 14th) at Church of the Madonna della Difesa here in Montreal. My prayers are with you all – Love Renee

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  9. Jack and Paola Olivieri :

    To Eusebio, Enzo, Laura and family.
    Our sincere heartfelt condolences as we remember Ida to be such a wonderful lady with high standards in her values of life and in her family. I had the pleasure to get to know Ida during her time of illness in hospital and always considered her to be my favorite patient. Our prayers are with you…Sorry we didn’t know when Ida passed, we would have attended the prayers otherwise.
    Jack and Paola

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